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Pelicans eye teenage star Williamson, future in Thursday's NBA Draft

Teenage star Zion Williamson is set to be chosen with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday as the New Orleans Pelicans launch their quest to build a team of championship contenders.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/19 21:28:40

Raptors deliver Canada's first ever NBA championship

The Toronto Raptors won Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory in Game 6 of the Finals' best of seven series over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/6/14 14:25:47

Durant's Achilles sends shock waves

When Kevin Durant fell to the court with a right Achilles injury, he sent shock waves across the NBA, some teams having prepared for years to make him huge free agent offers in July.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/13 20:03:40

Warriors seek one last Oracle win

There's one last tipoff coming for the Golden State Warriors at the NBA's oldest arena, with the reigning league champions hoping to pull off one last victory for Oakland fans.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/12 19:33:40

Tony Parker announces retirement

Former San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker confirmed his retirement from basketball on Monday after 18 seasons in the NBA.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/11 19:38:40

Warriors keep hopes alive

Clutch three-pointers by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson enabled the defending champions Golden State Warriors to edge Toronto 106-105 on Monday and sustain their hopes of winning a third consecutive NBA Finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/11 19:23:40

Iguodala lifts Warriors over Raptors in Game 2

Defending champions Golden State needed Andre Iguodala's clutch three-pointer with seven seconds remaining Sunday to hold off Toronto 109-104 and lift the Warriors level in the NBA Finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/3 19:38:40

Stephon Marbury to coach Beijing Beikong basketball team

Former NBA player Stephon Marbury is negotiating with his last CBA franchise Beijing Beikong to join the club as its head coach.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/27 10:58:27

Solid defense to lift offense: China's basketball head coach

Chinese national basketball team head coach Li Nan believes defense is the priority for his team in the buildup to the FIBA World Cup to be hosted by China.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/5/24 3:56:24

Australia name NBA star-studded WC squad

Philadephia 76ers star Ben Simmons headlines an NBA player-dominated preliminary Australia squad announced Thursday for this year's Basketball World Cup in China.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/23 19:18:40

Raptors thump Bucks to level series

The Toronto Raptors closed ranks around hurting star Kawhi Leonard, turning in a total team effort in a 120-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday to level the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/22 18:33:39

Warriors into 5th straight NBA Finals

Stephen Curry and Draymond Green both posted triple-doubles to power the Golden State Warriors to a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday and into a fifth straight NBA Finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/21 19:03:42

Leonard stars as Raptors claw back

Kawhi Leonard scored eight of his 36 points in the second overtime period Sunday to lead the Toronto Raptors to a gritty 118-112 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/20 19:03:40

Warriors take 3-0 lead

Draymond Green exploded for a seventh career playoff triple-double Saturday as the Golden State Warriors rallied for a 110-99 victory over the Trail Blazers in Portland and a 3-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/19 19:03:39

Bucks down Raptors in series opener

Brook Lopez scored 29 points as the Milwaukee Bucks staged a late rally to defeat the Toronto Raptors 108-100 in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference finals clash on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/16 19:28:40

Pelicans to pick first in NBA draft

The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and will have the chance to make collegiate superstar Zion Williamson the top pick on June 20 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/15 19:23:43

Warriors bury Blazers with treys

Stephen Curry drained nine three-­pointers on the way to 36 points Tuesday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/15 19:18:41

Cleveland Cavaliers hire John Beilein as head coach

Michigan head coach John Beilein will guide the Cleveland Cavaliers in the new season, the organization announced on its official website on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/5/14 16:41:41